BEEBE 64, SEARCY 56
D'andre Butler scored a team-high 26 points to lead the visiting Badgers over the Lions in a 6A/5A-2 game. E.J. Smith added 15 points for Beebe (7-9, 2-1), which led 35-29 at halftime and 46-42 after three quarters. Freddie Hicks scored a game-high 29 points in the loss for Searcy (4-13, 0-2).
HOT SPRINGS LAKESIDE 37, HOPE 36
Tazz Glover scored 10 points to lead visiting Hot Springs Lakeside to a victory over Hope in a 6A/5A-6 game. Lakeside (3-11, 2-3) trailed 10-9 after the first quarter, but the Rams outscored the Bobcats in the second quarter to take a 22-18 lead. Hope (6-9, 3-3) outscored Lakeside 12-5 in the third quarter to take a 30-27 lead, but the Rams finished strong, outscoring the Bobcats 10-6 in the fourth quarter. Jaylon Conway led Hope with 10 points.
IZARD COUNTY 61, MAMMOTH SPRING 40
Freshman Caleb Faulkner scored 23 points as visiting Izard County (20-2, 9-0) pulled away in the second half to earn a 2A/1A-3 victory against Mammoth Spring (12-10, 4-3). Sophomore Justus Cooper added 19 points and 8 rebounds for the Cougars, who led 10-7 after the first quarter, 21-18 at halftime and 47-28 entering the fourth quarter.
WEST MEMPHIS 81, GREENE COUNTY TECH 59
Senior C.J. Prackett scored a career-high 23 points and West Memphis sank a season-high 12 three-pointers in a 6A/5A-3 victory over Greene County Tech. Prackett connected on 7 of 9 three-point attempts. West Memphis (12-2, 5-1) moved the ball well all night, getting 27 assists on 33 field goals. The Blue Devils led by 17 in the first half at 34-17 before the Eagles trimmed the lead to 37-25 at halftime by converting free throws. Greene County Tech (9-4, 3-4) made 16 of 25 free throws in the game, while West Memphis was 6 of 7. The Blue Devils hit six three-pointers in the third quarter and went 9 of 14 from the floor overall. Prackett's final three-pointer at 1:44 in the third quarter gave West Memphis a 61-36 lead. Zachary Byrd put up 18 points, 13 rebounds and 5 assists for the Blue Devils, while Sidney Stinson added 15 points, including 3 three-pointers. Kayne Wilson led Greene County Tech with 20 points and Payton Guiot added 14.
NORTH LITTLE ROCK 68,
LITTLE ROCK CENTRAL 62
De'Myla Brown scored 20 points and the Lady Charging Wildcats (12-2, 1-0) connected on 9 of 10 free-throw attempts in the fourth quarter to pull away from the host Lady Tigers (9-4, 0-1) in 7A-Central action.
The game was tied at 47-47 entering the final quarter, but Brown and Amber Hawkison combined for 17 of the Lady 'Cats 21 fourth-quarter points.
Hawkison finished with 16 points. Yo'Myris Morris added 13 points and 12 rebounds, An'nyah Pettus 10 points and Jordyn Neal 8 assists.
Central's Erynn Barnum led her team with 22 points and nine rebounds. Ariyanna Hall put in 16 points and Elyse Smith 13.
BATESVILLE 76,MORRILTON 50
Taylor Griffin scored a game-high 28 points to lead host Batesville to a 6A/5A-2 victory over Morrilton. Taylor Hammack had 15 points for the Pioneers (11-4, 2-0), who led 43-30 at halftime and 61-38 after three quarters, while Isabella Higginbottom chipped in 10. Tamia Templeton led Morrilton (12-5, 3-2) with 11 points.
CARLISLE 73, ENGLAND 68
DeShaye Ricks scored 20 points to lead host Carlisle to a 2A/1A-13 victory over England. Kylie Warren added 17 points for Carlisle (12-3, 2-0), which led 32-26 at halftime. Tatayana Penister scored a game-high 27 points in the loss for England (8-6, 4-1), and Tybriana Durham added 12.
Fort smith NORTHSIDE 58, BRYANT 39
The Lady Bears (13-1, 1-0 7A-Central) put the defensive clamps on the Lady Hornets (4-8, 0-1) to pull away with the victory. Northside led 18-12 after one quarter, but its defense held Bryant to just 11 points combined in the second and third quarters while building a 45-23 advantage. Sisters Tracey Bershers (12) and Sara Bershers (11) combined for 23 points to lead the Lady Bears. Tierra Trotter scored eight points to lead the Lady Hornets.
HOT SPRINGS 61, CAMDEN FAIRVIEW 26
Imani Honey scored 22 points and Ariana Guinn added 16 for Hot Springs (15-3, 6-0 6A/5A-6) as the Trojans built a 28-11 lead after the first quarter to cruise to a victory over host Camden Fairview (6-6, 3-3).
HOT SPRINGS LAKESIDE 64, HOPE 38
Abby Majoney led all scorers with 17 points as visiting Hot Springs Lakeside (12-3, 2-1) earned a 6A/5A-6 victory over Hope (0-6, 0-4). Chloe Porter and Lindsey Davis had 14 points each for Lakeside, which led 30-15 at halftime, while Thea Rice added 10. Lanay Wheaton led Hope with 15 points.
LR HALL 69, MAUMELLE 52
Sophomore forward Kendra Pride scored 21 points and pulled down 16 rebounds to carry Little Rock Hall (7-7, 1-1) past Maumelle in 6A/5A-4 play. Senior forward Alaysia Kelly had 17 points, 15 rebounds and 6 steals for the Lady Warriors, who used a 17-3 run in the first quarter to help build a 33-21 halftime lead. Senior guard Erin Carbin also had 17 points for Hall. Senior forward Jayla King had 14 points and 12 rebounds for Maumelle (4-8, 0-2), which lost for the seventh time in its past eight games. Hall shot 23 of 49 from the floor and held a 41-32 rebounding edge but turned the ball over 31 times. Maumelle was 16-of-55 shooting and committed 28 turnovers.
LITTLE ROCK CHRISTIAN 74, LITTLE ROCK FAIR 15
Wynter Rogers scored 16 points as Little Rock Christian (14-1, 2-0 6A/5A-4) routed host Little Rock Fair (1-12, 0-2). Reagan Bradley and Jaylen McGowan each finished with 12 points for the Lady Warriors. Kaylee Hopper and Ashlynne Robeson added 10 points apiece. The Lady Warriors led wire to wire, leading 22-6 at the end of the first quarter, 48-7 at halftime and 66-13 at the end of the third quarter.
LITTLE ROCK PARKVIEW 77, PULASKI ACADEMY 69
Kania Lasker scored 35 points to lead Parkview (8-4, 2-0) to a come-from-behind 6A/5A-4 victory over host Pulaski Academy on Friday night at Alex Hugg Gymnasium. Parkview trailed by as many as 11 points early in the second quarter, but Desiree Bumpers scored inside for the first lead of the game, 43-41, in the third quarter. Parkview outscored Pulaski Academy (9-6, 2-1) 29-19 in the final quarter on baskets and free throws by Lasker, Mikayla Alexander with 17 points and Kaylan Larry with 10 points. Pulaski Academy led 21-10 after the first quarter, 37-32 at halftime and 50-48 entering the fourth quarter. Mattie Hatcher led the Bruins with 21 points, Jazmene McMillan had 19 and Isis Woods chipped in 11.
STAR CITY 70,
KIPP DELTA 18
Janiya Johnson and Anna Wynn each had 17 points as Star City (13-5, 8-0 4A/3A-10) rolled past KIPP Delta. Kaylee Eifling added 13 points for the Lady Bulldogs, who led 27-3 at the end of the first quarter, 42-7 at halftime and 56-13 at the end of the third quarter.
Sports on 01/06/2018
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